The Creative Shift

A decade or so ago, it was a prediction that was easily ignored. Now the trend toward more creative work is an idea whose time has come, and workplaces need to move forward, too. See how Steelcase and technology leader Microsoft have combined efforts to envision a workplace that accelerates the shift to creative work by supporting all the conditions it needs to thrive.

Rethinking An Old Project Room to Support Creativity

When creativity is supported, it becomes a habit. Here’s three ideas for turning an existing project room into a place for creative work.

Q+A: Creating the Next Evolution of the Workplace

Steve Sanders, general manager of Smart + Connected at Steelcase, shares his team’s vision for the next generation workplace.

Four Ways to Get More Creative On Your Own

Big ideas come from more than a brainstorming session with colleagues. Cal Newport, author of Deep Work, explores four rules essential for more creative and meaningful work.

Steelcase CEO: Building the Smart + Connected Workplace

Why does office space go unused? Why can’t people find places they want to work? Steelcase CEO, Jim Keane, joined Sam George, director Microsoft Azure IoT, for a conversation at Microsoft Ignite 2017 about Steelcase Workplace Advisor and Steelcase Personal Assistant — two new technologies harnessing big data to help people and organizations.

Find out more about the Smart and Connected Workplace.

Steelcase CEO: Data Can Help Solve Workplace Challenges

Steelcase CEO Jim Keane sits down with 360 Real Time host Katie Pace to discuss how technology can help create a dynamic workplace. Steelcase Workplace Advisor helps organizations identify which spaces are working and which are not. And, the Steelcase Personal Assistant mobile app helps people find the spaces and people they need to do their jobs.

Microsoft Azure: How IoT Is Changing the Workplace

Sam George, director, Microsoft Azure IoT, joins Joel Zwier, Smart + Connected strategic partner lead at Steelcase, to reflect on the cutting edge work being done to create Smart + Connected workplaces. New solutions created by Steelcase, and built on the Microsoft Azure IoT platform, bring together people, technology and place to increase productivity and employee satisfaction.

Six Ways to Help Stressed Out Workers

A new, in-depth study has a powerful message for employers. “Working conditions really do matter,” says the report’s lead author.

The New IT: Connecting Data + Growth

Big data, the cloud and advanced computing are some of the forces pulling information technology professionals out of the basement and into every aspect of business today. Listen as Terry Lenhardt, vice president and chief information officer for Steelcase, reveals how the evolution of IT is impacting employees, positioning companies for growth and changing the workplace. More about this subject in The Race to Digitize.

State of Work: Blur the Edges

The office is evolving into something fundamentally different. Find out what’s behind the change in how people work and where they work.